Fast access to CryoSat’s Arctic ice measurements now available17 April 2015 ESA’s ice mission has become the first satellite to provide information on Arctic sea-ice thickness in near-real time to aid maritime activities in the polar region.
GOCE helps tap into sustainable energy resources16 April 2015
GOCE helps tap into sustainable energy resources16 April 2015 Going far above and beyond its original mission objectives, results from the GOCE gravity satellite are now being used to produce maps for geothermal energy development.
Copernicus Masters competition now accepting submissions15 April 2015 In its fifth year, the Copernicus Masters competition is open again. Ideas for services, business concepts and applications based on satellite Earth observation data are now being accepted.
Calling all photographers!13 April 2015
Calling all photographers!13 April 2015 For the launch of Sentinel-2A, ESA is inviting you to take part in a photo contest focusing on the theme of ‘colour vision’. Enter for a chance to win a trip to ESA’s operations centre for the satellite’s launch event.
Last stretch before being packed tight08 April 2015
Last stretch before being packed tight08 April 2015 Once in space, Sentinel-2A will open its solar wing to generate the power it needs to carry out the task of monitoring Earth’s vegetation. Engineers have recently made sure this move is well rehearsed before the satellite is packed up and shipped to t...
Happy birthday, Sentinel-1A03 April 2015
Happy birthday, Sentinel-1A03 April 2015 Having orbited Earth more than 5300 times while providing radar vision for Europe’s Copernicus programme, the Sentinel-1A satellite has completed a successful first year.